/pris yahd"keuh/ , n.
a step in Slavic folk dancing in which the dancer squats on the haunches and kicks out each foot alternately; the characteristic step of the kazachok.
[ 1935-40; prisyádka, equiv. to prisyad-, var. s. of prisést' to squat ( pri- v. prefix, here marking action done incompletely or temporarily + sest' to sit down, akin to SIT 1 ) + -ka n. suffix; or prýsyadka, formed in a parallel manner from prysísty to squat ]